Waterford Mills in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Waterford Elementary School
Winona Railway Trail
In 1920, a new school was built on this site. It had five classrooms and steam heat. During the construction, students were taught in two nearby churches. Building additions were placed to the east in 1952, 1966, 1970 and 1988.
The enrollment reached one hundred students in 1926 and topped out at five hundred and eighty-eight in 1972. The normal enrollment at Waterford Elementary School is approximately five hundred students.
Erected by Goshen Parks & Recreation Department.
Location. 41° 32.656′ N, 85° 49.55′ W. Marker is in Waterford Mills, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker can be reached from S. Main Street (State Road 15) north of Egbert Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the southern trail head for the Winona Railway Trail; it is adjacent to the rear parking lot for the Bethany Christian Schools. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A History of the Winona / Bethany Christian Schools (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Engines of the Winona (approx. half a mile away); Violett Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); A History of the Winona (approx. 1.2 miles away); Pioneer Dierdorff Cemetery Folk Lore (approx. 1.2 miles away); Goshen College (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Goshen Dam and Millrace Hydraulic Canal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wyland Brothers Landing (approx. 1.9 miles away).
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